Sailing holidays near Split

Best places and sailing routes for your sailing trip near Split. Sailing season details, trade winds and everything you need for perfect sailing holidays.

Marinas in Split

Split is the second-largest city in Croatia and the largest in the Dalmatia region. Its history dates back to the 3rd century.

 

Split is much more than just a magnificent architectural landscape. This is a place for lovers of numerous cultural events, yachting, connoisseurs of delicious cuisine, and winemaking.

Sailing season
May - September
Travel season
May - October
Marinas in this location
5
Boats in this location
259

Main facts about region

Telephone code:
+385 21
Language:
Croatian
Timezone:
UTC+1 (CET), in summer UTC+2 (CEST)
Currency:
Kuna (HRK)
Population:
178,102

Why sailors love Split

Split is a center of Dalmatia. Here and in the neighboring Kastela, there is the broadest choice of the private yachts for rent in Croatia. They are moored in the main harbor and ACI marina Split. On the outskirts, there are three more marinas — Zenta, Spinut, and Poljud, which belong to the yacht clubs. The guest yachts are also welcomed there.

 

The regatta schedule does not have a gap all year round. The rallies are professional, amateur, local, and international. The most famous are Split Regatta, Hanse Cup, Capstan, Viska regatta. All of them are very popular, so, it is better to lease a yacht in Split and to sign up for participation in advance.

 

Split is the biggest town on the Adriatic coast and the second one in Croatia. It gathered all the best features of an ideal resort for yachtsmen and tourists: great beaches and marinas, a large archipelago of islands nearby, restaurants, unique historical architecture and picturesque nature.

 

Split is often called as the most temperamental old man among all Croatian cities. Be sure to visit Split on your sailing journey as it is not getting any younger. It is the starting point and the crossroads of all the Adriatic Sea routes — an ideal place to begin your yachting adventure.

Split - Yacht Charter Sailica
Split - Yacht Charter Sailica
Split - Yacht Charter Sailica
Split - Yacht Charter Sailica

Split Routes

In one day sailing, there are dozens of islands.

Here is an example of a basic weekly route:

  • Split — Milna — Stari Grad — Hvar — Vela Luka — Vis — Šolta — Split.

The Split yacht cruises are of different length and complexity. The Sailica consultants are helpful in making a route, looking for the favorable prices, choosing things for a journey, etc. Please, leave a request for a yacht charter in our mobile app or on the site and we will contact you to discuss the details of the vacation.

552 €
per week
4
Guests
1
Cabins
21 ft
Length
2006
Built in
568 €
per week
4
Guests
1
Cabins
21 ft
Length
2007
Built in
1029 €
per week
6
Guests
3
Cabins
37 ft
Length
2015
Built in
1053 €
per week
6
Guests
2
Cabins
32 ft
Length
2009
Built in
1071 €
per week
6
Guests
2
Cabins
34 ft
Length
2007
Built in
1229 €
per week
5
Guests
2
Cabins
33 ft
Length
2011
Built in
1250 €
per week
9
Guests
4
Cabins
47 ft
Length
2008
Built in
1255 €
per week
5
Guests
2
Cabins
33 ft
Length
2013
Built in
1330 €
per week
6
Guests
3
Cabins
41 ft
Length
2016
Built in

Airports in Split

Split Airport SPU
Zadar Airport ZAD
Brač Airport BWK

The international airport is located 25 km away from the coast. It is a 30-minutes drive to any of the marinas on the highway.

Yachting season and weather in Split

The climate in Split is Mediterranean with warm, dry summers and mild winters. Weather conditions in Split make it an ideal place for yachting, water sports and family vacation as well. Pine forests protect the area from winds and excessive heat. There are 2,600 sunny hours per year in Split which made it famous as one of the best resorts in Croatia.

 

The yachting season starts in April and lasts until October or November. Summers are long, warm, mostly dry, but not too hot. The warmest month is July with an average temperature of + 23 °C. The water temperature ranges from + 13 °C in February to + 26 °C in August.

 

Even during the high season, the winds are changeable and difficult to assess. They can arise both from the south and from the northeast. There are many thunderstorms in July and August.

Water temperature in sailing season +20...+26 °
Air temperature in sailing season +26...+30 °
Wind speed in sailing season 7 - 15 knots

Weather forecast for sailing in Split

Upon arrival at the marina, you are usually given the forecast for the next day. Port services regularly receive forecasts, this is the most reliable source of information. You can also find out the forecast and storm warnings through communication channels. They sound in Croatian and English, and during the season also in Italian on channel 73 at 05.45, 12.45, and 19.45.

 

You can also use the following services to get information about weather conditions:

  • accuweather.com — accurate weather data, satellite imagery, cloud cover;

  • weather — a site with accurate synoptic data;

  • windfinder is a service for tradewinds in Split, viewing water and air temperatures.